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      Dwight D. Eisenhower. Supreme Commander of the Allied Invasion of Europe, primarily the Battles for Normandy, France and Germany World War II. Later, President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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      General Eisenhower

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      General Dwight Eisenhower

    • Mike Widner

      Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II, and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45, wem

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    One of the “Flying Sergeants” dons his oxygen apparatus for high altitude flying. Immediately over his heavy flying suit is his “Mae West” life preserver, which is easily inflated. The airman was photographed by Russell Lee in May 1942 at Lake Muroc, California. Life preservers were commonly nicknamed “Mae West” because, once inflated, it appeared as physically endowed as actress Mae West.

    1942- Student officers in the Armored Force School at Fort Knox study tactics with "toys" on a 24-by-38-foot canvas replica of a slice of English countryside.

    1940- Cleaning up the debris in the operating room of the famous Robert Koch Hospital in Berlin after in was struck by a bomb during R.A.F. night raid.

    1943- Capt. Joseph Foss, highest-ranking "Ace" of WWII and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, describes one of his air battles for reporters in a press interview at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

    1939- German civilians offer their liberator a drink as German troops advanced "somewhere" in Poland.

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    "Crewmen exercising aboard a submarine tender (AS) at an advanced base. Men having a workout on deck", May 1945 (Horace Bristol)

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    An American soldier leans against a wall in the captured Japanese headquarters on Kiska Island, beside graffiti caricatures of FDR and Churchill (left), 1943